Michael Portillo speaks at Manchester fundraiser

Michael Portillo attracted 150 business men and women to a fundraising breakfast in aid of Manchester Jewish Community Care.

Held in the city centre Freemasons Hall, the former Tory minister spoke about the state of British politics in the current economic conditions and some of the challenges facing Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu. TV presenter Rob McLoughlin chaired the event which raised around £7,000 for the Nicky Alliance Day Centre.

    Last updated: 1:40pm, May 21 2009